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Ivory Coast captain Drogba has been frustrated with his lack of opportunities since £50 million-man Fernando Torres' transfer last January. Since Torres' arrival, the star forward has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge.
Reports from Drogba's camp have been confusing. His representatives first reported that he would like to finish his career in Blue, but then took a U-turn and announced that he would sign for whomever would offer the most money.
A player of Drogba's quality has many suitors, of course, with AC Milan, Anzhi Makhachkala, Arsenal and the L.A. Galaxy all expressing interest. However, Harry Redknapp recently opened up a bag of rumors, indicating would would be interest in bringing the Ivorian to White Hart Lane.
Tactically, Spurs already have a big, strong forward in Emmanuel Adebayor and would be better off bringing in a skilled, pacey strike partner.
Furthermore, Chelsea would be hard-pushed to sell the dangerous forward to a local rival. Tottenham will be in direct competition with Chelsea for Champions League spots this season, and giving Redknapp another weapon could be deadly.
If Spurs really want Drogba, they would need to fork over some serious cash, which would probably mean selling either Modric or Bale.